Every year, thousands of trucks and cars are involved in collisions that result in the car drivers being severely or even fatally injured. Due to the nature of these accidents, the passengers in the smaller of the two vehicles are left the most vulnerable. In accidents caused by negligent truck drivers, the driver or the driver’s employer may be held responsible for damages suffered during the collision. While truck drivers are generally considered the safest of drivers on the road, the size of the truck itself prevents the driver from being able to avoid accidents at all times, accidents that endanger the other party the most however.
One type of accident, where a truck accidently rolls over while in motion, can be very devastating depending on the conditions. A truck in danger of rolling over may do so directly on a car that may have been traveling along side of it, which can result in catastrophic injuries to the passengers within the vehicle, and to the vehicle itself. These injuries which are in some cases fatal, are the direct result of negligent driving on the truck drivers part, and allow the driver or company by which that driver is employed to be held responsible by the effected party for damages done to the car, medical costs, and permanent damages suffered by the victim as a result of the collision.
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